Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.14
Liaison Don Forster
Submission Date March 30, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Seneca College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 10.93 / 14.00 Paula Echeveste
Sustainability Supervisor
Facilities
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Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses offered by the institution that are sustainability course offerings:
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 3,416 0
Number of sustainability courses offered 157 0
Number of courses offered that include sustainability 264 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
12.32

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer courses (at any level):
23

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that offer at least one sustainability course and/or course that includes sustainability (at any level):
23

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
100

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

A brief description of the methodology used to determine the total number of courses offered and to identify sustainability course offerings, including the definitions used and the process for reviewing and/or validating the course inventory :

The VP of Academics of Seneca College scheduled a meeting with all Chairs and Deans of each Faculty. They determined the champions per school that conducted the initial audit of their courses. They facilitated the course inventory classification per school. The next step was for designated STARS team to review the data and made necessary changes according to STARS guidelines and concepts.


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Each course was counted as a single course regardless of the number of offerings or sections

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted (if different from the options outlined above):
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Are the following course types included in the inventory? :
Yes (included) or No (not included)
Internships Yes
Practicums Yes
Independent study No
Special topics No
Thesis / dissertation No
Clinical Yes
Physical education Yes
Performance arts Yes

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Seneca has four faculties that are for their full time programs. there is a separate faculty for continuing education that is not reflected in this category. these four faculties represents the academic departments for the college. Each faculty has different schools. The four faculties are listed below:
Faculty of Applied Arts & Health Sciences
Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Technology
Faculty of Communication, Art & Design
Seneca Business

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.